Malam Adamu Adamu, Minister Of Education has decried continuous fall in the standard of education in the country. Adamu, who spoke in Yola, the Adamawa State capital during official commissioning lamented a situation in which graduates can neither read nor write in a tolerable manner.
He added that, the situation was a cause for concern, that students and teachers need to sit up and face their tasks squarely if the situation is to be reversed.
“Some graduates of tertiary institutions across the country cannot read or write applications,” said the minister who was represented by the Director of Tertiary Education in the Federal Ministry of Education, Hajia Rakiya Gambo Iliyasu.
The minister continued, that students and even graduates had been found to be unable to write one full sentence without multiple corrections.
He however urged all stakeholders in the education sector to ensure that the decline in the value of education is bridged within the shortest time possible.